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move the markets tomorrow. kimberly foss. stephen rosen. and rich peterson. good to see you all. thank you for joining us. kimberly, you've got 30 seconds on the clock. what do you look for tomorrow? >> hey, maria. we're looking for the housing billing index tomorrow to be going up. we think it's going to be positive. obviously reflects the sentiment of the average investor and their financial candidaondition. we're looking at the fiscal cliff and what's happening with the backdrop of boehner. a lot of people are focused on 401(k). finally, the consumer sentiment number on friday. boomers are big part of that. they're a big part of my practice. if they're spending, that means the economy is growing. good thing for the market altogether. >> stephen, you're up. 30 seconds on the clock. what do you want to look at to move our money tomorrow? >> yeah, sure. we're focusing on the euro dollar right now. in the e byty, it's kind of hard to see the forest through the year s trees. i think a lot of that has been supported by the weak dollar. the currency markets are definitery much deeper. i th
: stephen greenspan is a university of colorado professor who writes and lectures on gullibility, warning audiences that not reading the fine print or buying something on a tip from your brother-in-law are bad ideas and that older people are particularly vulnerable to a friendly pitch from a conman. in most of the great moments of gullibility in history, the perpetrator seems to target a particular group, correct? >> yes. there have been mormon ponzi schemes targeting mormons or fundamentalist christians. madoff mostly was aimed at jews 'cause he was a prominent jewish philanthropist. so, yes, there is this affiliation aspect of it because we tend to trust our own kind. >> here in 1919 as charles ponzi self-styled financial wizard loafing at his boston mansion with his lovely wife and proud and adoring mother. >> safer: mr. ponzi himself promised fellow italian immigrants he could make them rich trading in postal reply coupons, sort of the pre-paid phone cards of the day. ponzi went to prison and died a pauper. >> i went out looking for trouble. i found it. >> safer: but his name lives on
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into the last shopping weekend before christmas, and stephen bebis is the ceo of brookstone and joins us now on how the holiday season has been shaping up. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> before we get into the holiday season, i need to admit something. i am the guy who sits in those chairs in the airport, you know how you have them in your -- in your store? >> yeah. >> and the massage chairs. and i wonder, do you sell those chairs? i know they're for sale. but how many of those chairs do you sell in a given year? >> we actually sell thousands of those chairs. it's one of our strongest items in our stores. our sales are up over 20% in shares this year alone. >> but you were mad when it just stopped and you were like, this is a mis -- i thought there was more. >> no. i get mad when the brookstone guy comes over and says you've been sitting in that chair for probably too long. and i haven't bought anything yet. >> well, we like you trying the chairs. we like to demonstrate those chairs. because once you sit in a brookstone chair, you're going to want one. they're fantastic. >> for not
is with bell point alternatives and on the fundamental side of the story stephen weiss is with short hills capital. good to see you. jeff, make the case. you're looking at the charts. how do you like ups versus fedex? >> maria, i think you have to look at the longer-term chart, and if you look at the ten-year period, the true leader is federal express. it's up 76% versus the 24% that ups is. that's where you find the leaders. now let's take a closer look and look at the micro view of this chart, and we go to the year to date chart, and if you see a year to date, trading within a range, between 84 and 94, and what's going tonight difference. what's going tonight difference to push this to go higher, the catalyst, right. we wanted to see it go above $94 a share and the catalyst is going tonight international markets. we've seen some clarity over there, and you've seen a really -- fedex's international numbers have to increase, and that's the catalyst right there. >> jeff, they are both international. it depends on where you want to play. i like ups better because it's got a 3% yield versus a
, morgan lander and stephen nicholas is with us, ed moy and rick lake was with us earlier. chad morgan lander, what do you do? investors are watching all of this, they want some direction and they want to get ready for 2030 and the nonsense continues in washington. >> well, the market is going to get sloppy over the next two weeks until they get a resolution, and you should fully expect that they will get a resolution, and it will be just a short-term resolution. once you get, that the market will then snap back, so we're expecting between a 5% and 7% correction within the market until that time comes, but do you want to layer in risk. you want to be buying good quality companies at this point in time as the market comes into, because that market will snap back, and you will see a modicum of economic growth going further out into the spring. >> and i can see that apple is one of the ones that you like there in terms of snapping up beaten down stocks. you see 20% upside. ed, i want to get to you because i was reading through your bio and you worked at the white house for almost six year
an application to go public in 2009, with drawing in 2011. cerberus's's ceo stephen feinberg has a personal link to the town where the children were shot to death. his father lives in a retirement community there. comments on the sale have not been returned. >> so should big institutions like private equity firms, pensions step up pressure on weapons makers or stop funding them all together. "fortune" magazine senior editor first broke the money behind the newtown massacre story. dan, let's talk a little bit about this. how do you react to the idea cerberus is now, in light of this, going to sell the company they so meticulously put together. it's not as though people didn't know that they were in the weapons business here all along. now they are saying we want to be out of it because we don't want to be part of the debate or they think the heat on them is going to become too great. >> i think it's the heat not part of the debate. they owned freedom group when freedom group had paid lobbyists in d.c. working on gun issues. that's not directly cerberus but clearly that makes them part of the poli
a little stephen, a little optimism -- steepening, a little optimism that growth will be better, but i suspect it's not because of quantitative easing it's going to do that. it's more that people will be focused on what the fed's going do next, which we think is a big communications policy change which we think will come at the march meeting. >> what will the communication change be? >> yeah, the communication change we're expecting is that the federal reserve will go to what we're now calling an evans rule which is the fed will basically say we're going to hold rates low and remain accommodative until such time as unemployment's much lower or inflation is much higher. neither of those things seems likely. we think that this will just extend out the market's expectation of when the fed is going to start taking back some of the accommodation they've added the last five years. even into 2017 is what we're expecting the market to start pricing. >> how are treasuries going to trade through -- if this scenario pans out, how are treasuries going to trade through it? >> i think firstly the fi
rate. >> stephen bebis of brockstone in newton, massachusetts. happy holidays. thanks so much. >> thanks for having me on the show, carl. thank you. >>> a quick check of the markets before we go to break. dow is up 114. again, five days straight. we haven't done that since the springtime. talk more about it in a second. >>> by the way, up next, four years ago today bernie madoff was arrested for running the biggest ponzi scheme in u.s. history. are we any safer today? we'll talk about it after a quick break. ups store. that's right. i've learned the only way to get a holiday deal is to camp out. you know we've been open all night. is this a trick to get my spot? [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. save on ground shipping at fedex office. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. let'for an idea.s - a grand idea called america. the idea that if you work hard, if you have a dream, if you work with your neighbors... you can do most anything. this led to other ideas like liberty and rock 'n' roll. to free markets, free enterprise, and free refills. it put a m
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Search Results 0 to 10 of about 11 (some duplicates have been removed)